2019 USA (Denver, Colorado USA)
THE HERITAGE TRAINING®:
A Post-Graduate Program for Pilates Professionals Taught by Cara Reeser
This program offers a unique opportunity for extensive training in the Kathy Grant work in The Pilates Method through the lens and experience of her long-time student, Cara Reeser.
Working in an intimate setting, students will have the chance to examine the philosophy, vocabulary, techniques and teaching tools passed along to Cara from Kathy and to Kathy from Joseph and Clara – the lineage to which we all belong. Students will gain a deep connection to this work through hands-on training, practical application, video library access, and small group mentoring.
2019 PROGRAM SCHEDULE for Denver, CO USA
The class of Pilates professionals will gather with Cara three times within a year. Training classes (excluding Skype Meetings) will be held at Pilates Aligned. There is a total of 70 contact hours. Students will get 69 PMA CECs for completion of this program.
Please contact Cara Reeser at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in enrolling.
The program enrollment will be limited to approximately 15-20 students and registration will be closed when it is full.
Session 1: April 11th-14th, 2019
Thursday, 4/11- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, 4/12- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 4/13- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, 4/14- 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (with a one hour lunch break)
Session 2: May 16th-119th, 2019
Thursday, 5/16- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, 5/17- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 5/18- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, 5/19- 9:00 am – 3:00 pm (with a one hour lunch break)
Session 3 and Completion Celebration: June 19th-23rd, 2019
Wednesday, 6/19- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Thursday, 6/20- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Friday, 6/21- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturday, 6/22- 2:00 – 7:00 pm
Sunday, 6/23- 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Optional Skype meetings will be offered to answer questions and review material in the time between meetings.
Total US Tuition Cost: $3,500.00*
You can pay in full upon enrollment, or the tuition may be broken up into 3 automatic withdraw credit card payments:
– A non-refundable deposit of $500 due upon enrollment.
– $1,000 due on or before April 11th, 2019
– $1,000 due on or before May 16th, 2019
– $1,000 due on or before June 19th, 2019
*Payments may be made with a Visa or MasterCard through the Pilates Aligned MindBody scheduling/purchasing website, or by cash/check.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO FINISH THE ENTIRE PROGRAM. (IF YOU DO HAVE TO MISS A DAY OR SESSION, MAKE-UP SESSIONS WITH OTHER GROUPS ARE AVAILABLE TO YOU.)
Interested students must commit to the entire training schedule and are required to request Cara’s approval for permission to enroll in the program. You will be asked to make a non-refundable $500 deposit upon enrollment and sign a contract before the first day of training.
THIS TRAINING IS CURRENTLY FULL. CONTACT CARA/PILATES ALIGNED TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAIT LIST OR INQUIRE ABOUT THE NEXT OCCURRENCE OF THE HERITAGE TRAINING.
“I took the Kathy Grant Heritage Training in July 2018 in Amsterdam and can honestly say it was one of the most rewarding, educating and practice-changing things I’ve ever done. The methodology, vocabulary and imagery are powerfully effective. My students and I love it. Training and teaching have become a joyful journey with deeper understanding, awareness and respect for each body. Thank you so much Cara and Laura for passing on this work in such a generous way.”
~Astarti Athanasiadou (2018 Graduate)
“The KSG Heritage program was exactly what I needed to shake off the dust and get me back in the inquiry of this amazing method of movement. Built on the foundation of the Pilates Method, Cara shares what she learned from Kathy in a way that makes the Before the Hundred, Wunda Straps, and much more, accessible to everyone, and inspires even the most veteran teacher to reassess why and how they teach Pilates. It was the continuing education program that will continue to inform my teaching long past the time I spent with Cara, Laura, past graduates, and my amazing group of co-learners.”
~Deb Nehlig (2017 Graduate)
“After completing the Kathy Grant Heritage Training program with Cara and Laura, I find I have a new set of eyes, or perhaps it’s more like the lenses have been cleaned. The course was truly amazing and inspiring not only for me as a teacher but for my own pilates practice as well. My understanding and knowledge of pilates and movement has grown exponentially and I am able to articulate this to my clients. They look better, I feel better. I am forever grateful to Cara for spreading this knowledge AND, I am forever grateful to Laura and all the people that were in this course with me. Such a profound journey!”
~Wendy Borof (2016 Graduate)
“Take a journey in your body that you never thought was possible. You will be transformed body, mind and spirit and will ‘Return to Life’. This program is a MUST for anyone wanting a deeper knowledge and understanding of what Pilates means to you!”
~Bonnie LaFave (2013 Graduate)
“My teaching has been inspired with a deep sense of proper alignment and using imagery since taking the KSG HT. I know that I feel different teaching, and I have seen improvement in my clients movement as well.”
~ Diane Bartko (2013 Graduate)
” My experience of the Kathy Grant Heritage Training® is that it provided me with another layer of options for teaching. I now have a vocabulary (Before the Hundred) that infuses all my work. It makes teaching the intermediate and advanced Pilates exercises much more accessible for me and my students. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to bring this work into my repertoire. Many thanks to Kathy Stanford Grant, Cara Reeser and Laura Karpinski.”
~Risa Booze (2012 Graduate)
“The Kathy Grant Heritage Training® completely changed the direction and focus of my teaching and my personal Pilates practice. Through Kathy Grant’s subtle, before the hundreds work, I learned new fundamental movements and deepened my understanding of others. Gaps in knowledge were filled. I am now able to move my students through fundamental, basic Pilates movements into more complex difficult work in a seamless manner. Even my most advanced students are flabbergasted over their new-found function and fluidity.
The program, expertly taught by Cara and Laura is thorough, accessible, and fun. In spite of its seriousness, Cara is insistent on staying true to her firsthand learning from Kathy Grant; there are moments of light-heartedness, laughter and sharing. There were also moments when I was moved to tears because the work was so powerful and I felt Pilates in a way that I had never experienced before.
Ample time is allotted for practice and mastering. You are not left with unanswered questions. Instead you leave feeling passionate, energized and inspired to continue learning, experimenting and perfecting your skills as a practitioner and instructor.”
~Tiana Gray (2012 Graduate)
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